16″ Poplar Viola 2019

Materials:

Back: Poplar
Top: Italian Spruce
Neck: Cherry

Finish:

Antiqued oil varnish

Dimensions:

Body length: 407 (16.5 -“)
Bouts: 196, 140, 236
Ribs: 35 at top block, 37 at lower
String length: 366
Stop: 216

Notes:

This viola was built with very full archings which gives slightly more body volume but also greater downward pressure on the bridge which tends to a more robust sound.  In combination with the warmth of a poplar back, the result is a very full bodied sound

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